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David Bianculli

Fred Rogers debuted on national public television in 1968 and quickly became known for his deliberate manner of relating to children. “Every one of us longs to be in touch with honesty,” he once said.
Burns made a name for himself by finding the small stories that lend perspective and emotion to larger narratives. Critic David Bianculli says his latest effort is “compelling from the start.”
TV critic David Bianculli reviews Discovery’s mini-series, Manhunt: Unabomber; IFC’s sketch comedy series, Baroness von Sketch Show; and TBS’ comedy anthology series, Guest Book.
TV critic David Bianculli says the new season of the spy series about Soviet sleeper agents in Virginia has unexpected resonance given today’s headlines: “The Americans deserves your attention now.”
The new FX anthology series Feud dramatizes memorable conflicts in history. David Bianculli says the opening miniseries, which focuses on Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, is a “wickedly clever comedy.”
TV critic David Bianculli reviews two shows premiering this weekend: HBO’s miniseries, Big Little Lies, and CBS’s The Good Fight, which will be relocating to the network’s subscription streaming site.
Noah Hawley’s FX new series centers on a man who doesn’t yet realize he’s a superhero. TV critic David Bianculli calls Legion an “impressive, unpredictable trip.”
Daniel Handler has adapted his popular children’s book series for Netflix. Critic David Bianculli says A Series Of Unfortunate Events is “one of the best new TV shows in a long time.”
Fresh Air’s TV critic says that mini-series and anthology shows are expanding the types of stories that can be told on the small screen — and the benefits to the viewers “are huge.”
The FX-drama series Fargo begins its second season Monday with a new story and cast. TV critic David Bianculli says the new season is full of charm, and “ridiculously loaded” with great performances.